Fairleigh Dickinson Defeats Men's Tennis, 4-1TEANECK, N.J. - Senior Charlie Feldman (Easton, Conn.) won at No. 5 singles and senior John Hughes (Springfield, Mass.) and freshman Andrew Weeden (Martinsville, N.J.) earned a doubles victory at No. 2, but the Quinnipiac University men's tennis team was defeated by Fairleigh Dickinson, 4-1, Wednesday afternoon. The top two singles matches were suspended due to darkness. With the loss, the Bobcats fall to 6-2 (2-1 NEC), while the Knights improve to 5-10 (1-0 NEC).
Feldman defeated Guy Goren Eliav at No. 5 singles, 6-1, 5-7, 8-6. Hughes and Weeden scored their No. 2 doubles victory over Peter Skvarka and Dominic Hemy, 9-8. The Knights took the doubles point, however, with wins at No. 1 and 3. Sven Sjoerds and Marco Jemersic edged Brian Mikkelson (Mequon, Wis.) and James Kwei (Dedham, Mass.), 9-7, at No. 1, while Andrew Denny and Eliav defeated Feldman and Dillon Kraus (Bayside, N.Y.), 8-2, at No. 3.
Mikkelson's No. 1 singles match with Hemy was suspended with the Bobcats' junior holding a 3-6, 6-4, 4-3, advantage. Hughes' No. 2 singles contest against Sjoerds was also halted with Hughes up a set, 6-4, 3-3.
Skvarka defeated Weeden at No. 3, 7-6, 6-1, while Yuri Gricheno outlasted Garrett Lane (Reading, Mass.), 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, at No. 4. The Knights also took the No. 6 singles flight as Ted Segerfors beat Alex Lazerowich (Stratham, N.H.), 6-2, 6-3.
The Bobcats return to NEC action Friday, April 9, when they play host to intrastate rival Sacred Heart. Matches are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.